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Lync and Skype help to improve education for visually impaired students

Lync and Skype help to improve education for visually impaired students
By Sean Dudley | 10 February 2014

Washington State School for the Blind uses communication tools to connect students to expert teachers

Washington State School for the Blind uses communication tools to connect students to expert teachers

Focus: Security matters - migrating from Windows XP

Focus: Security matters - migrating from Windows XP
By Anonym | 10 February 2014

Microsoft EMEA chief security officer Monika Josi wrote about security and Windows XP migration in the latest edition of Touch. We consider some of the key points

Key points from an article by Microsoft EMEA chief security officer Monika Josi on the importance of migration

Dutch prosecution service deploys Windows 8 tablets

Dutch prosecution service deploys Windows 8 tablets
By Anonym | 07 February 2014

Significant improvements in productivity for workers in the field, with faster and more reliable access to information

Significant improvements in productivity for workers in the field, with faster and more reliable access to information

Sharjah Islamic Bank to move core banking system to Temenos

Sharjah Islamic Bank to move core banking system to Temenos
By Sean Dudley | 06 February 2014

T24 for Islamic Banking will allow UAE-based bank to offer better service to customers

T24 for Islamic Banking will allow UAE-based bank to offer better service to customers

Bill Clinton to deliver keynote speech at SharePoint Conference

Bill Clinton to deliver keynote speech at SharePoint Conference
By Sean Dudley | 05 February 2014

Former US President set to take to the stage on opening day of Las Vegas conference in March

Former US President set to take to the stage on opening day of Las Vegas conference in March

Microsoft introduces education offers for K-12 public schools in US

Microsoft introduces education offers for K-12 public schools in US
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 February 2014

$1 billion of savings available to support improved access and affordability of computing in education

$1 billion of savings available to support improved access and affordability of computing in education

Microsoft appoints Satya Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO

Microsoft appoints Satya Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO
By Anonym | 04 February 2014

Former EVP of the company's Cloud and Enterprise Group becomes the latest of only three CEOs in Microsoft history; John Thompson becomes Chairman

Former EVP of the company's Cloud and Enterprise Group takes new role with immediate effect

Redden Court School rolls out Surface tablets to students

Redden Court School rolls out Surface tablets to students
By Anonym | 04 February 2014

Specialist maths and computing academy is using the devices as part of an initiative to enhance teaching and learning

Specialist maths and computing academy is using the devices as part of an initiative to enhance teaching and learning

Microsoft awards 4Afrika grants to five startup businesses

Microsoft awards 4Afrika grants to five startup businesses
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 February 2014

Innovators get funds for developing unique and scalable solutions for the African market

Innovators get funds for developing unique and scalable solutions for the African market

Firms named for The Retail Innovation Theatre at RBTE event

Firms named for The Retail Innovation Theatre at RBTE event
By Sean Dudley | 04 February 2014

List of 18 retail technology innovators includes YESpay and Store Enabler

Committee selects 18 retail technology innovators, including YESpay and Store Enabler, to showcase solutions

ERP solution provider Columbus acquires e-commerce specialist Omnica

ERP solution provider Columbus acquires e-commerce specialist Omnica
By Karen McCandless | 31 January 2014

Adds multi-channel retail and e-commerce expertise to portfolio

Deal part of company's commitment to strengthen its position as a consultancy to retailers

Is Satya Nadella about to be named as the new Microsoft CEO?

Is Satya Nadella about to be named as the new Microsoft CEO?
By Karen McCandless | 31 January 2014

Head of Microsoft's cloud division emerges as most likely candidate to succeed Ballmer

Head of Microsoft's cloud division emerges as most likely candidate to succeed Ballmer

Dassault Systèmes acquires lifecycle management software provider Accelrys

Dassault Systèmes acquires lifecycle management software provider Accelrys
By Sean Dudley | 31 January 2014

Deal will help Dassault enrich its molecular chemistry capabilities, from discovery to manufacturing

Deal will help Dassault enrich its molecular chemistry capabilities, from discovery to manufacturing

Omnichannel strategy and attracting online customers on agenda for RBTE

Omnichannel strategy and attracting online customers on agenda for RBTE
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 January 2014

Retail tech event will also feature presentations from execs of John Lewis, Greggs and ASDA

Retail tech event will also feature presentations from executives at John Lewis and Greggs

Retailers to focus on strong mobile strategies for 2014

Retailers to focus on strong mobile strategies for 2014
By Sean Dudley | 30 January 2014

New survey finds half of retailers now have mobile strategy as their top priority

New survey finds half of retailers now have mobile strategy as their top priority

USA bobsled team discusses development of 'Night Train 2' for Olympics

USA bobsled team discusses development of 'Night Train 2' for Olympics
By Sean Dudley | 29 January 2014

Geoff Bodine and Bob Cuneo explain their decision to use Solidworks for 3D design

Geoff Bodine and Bob Cuneo explain their decision to use Solidworks for 3D design

Microsoft joins Open Compute Project to share cloud innovaton

Microsoft joins Open Compute Project to share cloud innovaton
By Sean Dudley | 28 January 2014

Community to benefit from Microsoft's cloud server specification, including advanced server hardware designs

Community to benefit from Microsoft's cloud server specification, including advanced server hardware designs

Dassault Systemès debuts new Solidworks tool for mechanical design concepts

Dassault Systemès debuts new Solidworks tool for mechanical design concepts
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 January 2014

Solution will be showcased at this week's Solidworks World event in San Diego

Solution will be showcased at this week's Solidworks World event in San Diego

Indonesian developer launches new instant messaging service using Windows Azure

Indonesian developer launches new instant messaging service using Windows Azure
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 January 2014

Sangkuriang Internasional describes Azure as "easiest cloud platform to work with"

Sangkuriang Internasional launches EMASS service on Azure, saving on capital and operational expenses

Gable Insurance deploys Eclipse Underwriting software from Sequel

Gable Insurance deploys Eclipse Underwriting software from Sequel
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 January 2014

Non-life insurer now has one centralised system running as a managed service

Non-life insurer now has one centralised system running as a managed service

Hoerbiger Group turns to Dell for Windows migration project

Hoerbiger Group turns to Dell for Windows migration project
By Sean Dudley | 27 January 2014

Compression, automation and drive technology firm migrates 4,300 PCs to Windows 7

Compression, automation and drive technology firm migrates 4,300 PCs to Windows 7

Analyst predicts that Smart Cities initiatives are set for a boost in 2014

Analyst predicts that Smart Cities initiatives are set for a boost in 2014
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 January 2014

IDC Government Insights director Ruthbea Yesner expects cities to move "from research and evaluation to investment in pilots"

IDC Government Insights expects cities to move "from research and evaluation to investment in pilots"

Many retailers considering a single consumer platform, finds study

Many retailers considering a single consumer platform, finds study
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 January 2014

More than a third of retailers are considering moving to a single platform to manage transactions across all sales channels

More than a third of retailers are considering moving to a single platform to manage transactions across all sales channels

Canadian firm develops Kinect-based solution for stroke rehabilitation

Canadian firm develops Kinect-based solution for stroke rehabilitation
By Sean Dudley | 23 January 2014

Jintronix software is designed to provide stroke victims with a smooth and successful recovery

Jintronix software is designed to provide stroke victims with a smooth and successful recovery

Technological innovation crucial for transformative learning, says Salcito

Technological innovation crucial for transformative learning, says Salcito
By Sean Dudley | 22 January 2014

Microsoft's worldwide VP of education reflects on first year of Innovative Schools World Tour

Microsoft's worldwide VP of education reflects on first year of Innovative Schools World Tour

Shenzhen Bao'an selects NCR for self service check-in terminals

Shenzhen Bao'an selects NCR for self service check-in terminals
By Sean Dudley | 21 January 2014

Airport purchases 35 NCR TouchPort kiosks and support services for its new T3 terminal

Airport purchases 35 NCR TouchPort kiosks and support services for its new T3 terminal

Skyscanner creates new data centres with Dell blade solution

Skyscanner creates new data centres with Dell blade solution
By Sean Dudley | 20 January 2014

Travel-search site completes UK and Singapore facilities, Hong Kong to be added this month

Travel-search site completes UK and Singapore facilities, Hong Kong to be added this month

Microsoft Open Technologies opens Shanghai office

Microsoft Open Technologies opens Shanghai office
By Sean Dudley | 17 January 2014

Chinese subsidiary will advance investments in interoperability, open standards and open source

Chinese subsidiary will advance investments in interoperability, open standards and open source

Italian publisher rolls out Microsoft suite to unify communications

Italian publisher rolls out Microsoft suite to unify communications
By Sean Dudley | 17 January 2014

RCS MediaGroup modernises technology infrastructure with suite of Microsoft cloud solutions

RCS MediaGroup modernises technology infrastructure with suite of Microsoft cloud solutions

NRF: Partners showcase Kinect-based solutions for customer engagement

NRF: Partners showcase Kinect-based solutions for customer engagement
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 January 2014

We highlight three innovative solutions on display at the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention and Expo 2014

We highlight three innovative solutions on display at the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention and Expo 2014

MakerBot unveils three new 3D printers with Windows 8.1 integration

MakerBot unveils three new 3D printers with Windows 8.1 integration
By Sean Dudley | 16 January 2014

Replicator range of devices enables 3D printing from any compatible Windows 8.1 app

Replicator range of devices enable 3D printing from any compatible Windows 8.1 app

Mobile payments to focus on innovation, disruption and consolidation, says Ovum

Mobile payments to focus on innovation, disruption and consolidation, says Ovum
By Sean Dudley | 15 January 2014

Analyst's 2014 Trends to Watch report predicts continued innovation, particularly in location-based apps

Analyst's 2014 Trends to Watch report predicts continued innovation, particularly in location-based apps

NASA uses Kinect gesture-recognition technology to control a robot arm

NASA uses Kinect gesture-recognition technology to control a robot arm
By Sean Dudley | 15 January 2014

Engineers at Jet Propulsion Laboratory aiming to enhance control of robots far from earth, such as the Mars rovers

Engineers at Jet Propulsion Laboratory aiming to enhance control of robots far from earth, such as the Mars rovers

Unisys to support 2014 football World Cup in Brazil

Unisys to support 2014 football World Cup in Brazil
By Sean Dudley | 14 January 2014

Company selected as part of a consortium to provide mission-critical IT infrastructure solutions to 12 cities

Company selected as part of a consortium to provide mission-critical IT infrastructure solutions to 12 cities

GoDaddy forms partnership to offer Microsoft Office 365

GoDaddy forms partnership to offer Microsoft Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 14 January 2014

Online small business platform will offer 365 as core business-class email and productivity service

Online small business platform will offer 365 as core business-class email and productivity service

NRF: Microsoft showcases latest release of Dynamics for Retail

NRF: Microsoft showcases latest release of Dynamics for Retail
By Rebecca Lambert | 14 January 2014

Update includes improvements to call centre functionality, and new transportation and delivery capabilities

Update includes improvements to call centre functionality, and new transportation and delivery capabilities

Details announced for Bett 2014

Details announced for Bett 2014
By Anonym | 14 January 2014

Microsoft has revealed in a recent blog post what its main focus will be at this year’s education technology event.

Microsoft has revealed in a recent blog post what its main focus will be at this year’s education technology event.

Viewpoint: Windows To Go for the best of both worlds

Viewpoint: Windows To Go for the best of both worlds
By Anonym | 14 January 2014

Nicholas Banks discusses how Windows To Go can improve both security and productivity for health workers

Nicholas Banks discusses how Windows To Go can improve both security and productivity for health workers

Clearswift launches new security solution for Microsoft Exchange

Clearswift launches new security solution for Microsoft Exchange
By Sean Dudley | 13 January 2014

Secure Exchange Gateway provides critical information protection and compliance within Exchange environments

Secure Exchange Gateway provides critical information protection and compliance within Exchange environments

NRF: Improving in-store experiences with Microsoft Windows technology

NRF: Improving in-store experiences with Microsoft Windows technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 January 2014

Improving the customer’s in-store experience through mobile devices and apps is the big focus at NRF’s Big Show

Improving the customer’s in-store experience through mobile devices and apps is the big focus at NRF’s Big Show

KBC Bank Ireland adopts Temenos T24 core banking system

KBC Bank Ireland adopts Temenos T24 core banking system
By Sean Dudley | 13 January 2014

Bank also takes Insight Business Intelligence suite as it seeks to increase retail presence

Bank also takes Insight Business Intelligence suite as it seeks to increase retail presence

Viewpoint: Redefining IT for healthcare with mini data centres

Viewpoint: Redefining IT for healthcare with mini data centres
By Anonym | 13 January 2014

Ruud Koster explains how Dell PowerEdge VRTX, a new mini data centre powered by Microsoft technology, can help healthcare organisations process more data, cut costs and subsequently deliver improved care.

Ruud Koster explains how healthcare organisations process more data, cut costs and subsequently deliver improved care

Servebase and Starmount establish partnership for EMV payments solutions

Servebase and Starmount establish partnership for EMV payments solutions
By Sean Dudley | 10 January 2014

Move hoped to boost Starmount's role in Europe's transition to EMV and chip and pin technologies

Move hoped to boost Starmount's role in Europe's transition to EMV and chip and pin technologies

NRF: Susan Hauser reveals key retail technology trends for 2014

NRF: Susan Hauser reveals key retail technology trends for 2014
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 January 2014

Shoppers behaviour, preferences and expectations are changing as technology increases access to information

Shoppers behaviour, preferences and expectations are changing as technology increases access to information

Interview: How the UK's NHS is set to evolve its digital services

Interview: How the UK's NHS is set to evolve its digital services
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 January 2014

Rebecca Gibson caught up with Denise Hampson, digital user experience and behaviour change consultant at NHS England

Denise Hammond explains what changes we can expect to see within digital services at England's health service

Joel Cherkis highlights four public sector IT trends for 2014

Joel Cherkis highlights four public sector IT trends for 2014
By Sean Dudley | 09 January 2014

Microsoft's general manager for Worldwide Government expects focus on data, social, cloud and mobile

Microsoft's general manager for Worldwide Government expects focus on data, social, cloud and mobile

Intel outlines plans for RealSense range during CES keynote address

Intel outlines plans for RealSense range during CES keynote address
By Sean Dudley | 09 January 2014

Aims to simplify interation with technology for a more natural and immersive user experience

Aims to simplify interation with technology for a more natural and immersive user experience

Connecting patients to healthcare with technology

Connecting patients to healthcare with technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 January 2014

Harnessing the power of technology to improve patient safety and experience was top of the agenda at EHI Live 2013

Harnessing the power of technology to improve patient safety and experience was top of the agenda at EHI Live 2013

UIA deploys replaces legacy system with new insurance platform

UIA deploys replaces legacy system with new insurance platform
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 January 2014

UK insurer selects RDT’s Landscape on which to build and develop its customer offerings over the next decade

UK insurer selects RDT’s Landscape on which to build and develop its customer offerings over the next decade

Esri releases new solution for retailers using Dynamics CRM

Esri releases new solution for retailers using Dynamics CRM
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 January 2014

New Location Platform provides access to data from across the entire supply chain and ability to share analytical intelligence

New Location Platform provides access to data from across the entire supply chain and ability to share analytical intelligence

Microsoft acquires Parature to enhance CRM self-service capabilities

Microsoft acquires Parature to enhance CRM self-service capabilities
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 January 2014

Integration of customer engagement specialist will bring multiple new functionalities into Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Integration of customer engagement specialist will bring multiple new functionalities into Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Celent reveals 2014 insurance trends

Celent reveals 2014 insurance trends
By Anonym | 08 January 2014

Celent has predicted three major technology trends that will take hold in the insurance industry this year.

Celent’s Craig Beattie has revealed three IT trends that will be prevalent in the insurance industry this year in a recent blog post

Redefining government mobility

Redefining government mobility
By Anonym | 08 January 2014

In order to provide citizens with the services they need, governments need mobile solutions that combine performance with freedom. Amber Stokes finds out how Intel is working closely with Microsoft to deliver this.

In order to provide citizens with the services they need, governments need mobile solutions that combine performance with freedom. Amber Stokes finds out how Intel is working closely with Microsoft to deliver this.

Microsoft hardware partners reveal new Windows 8.1 devices at CES

Microsoft hardware partners reveal new Windows 8.1 devices at CES
By Sean Dudley | 07 January 2014

Lenovo highlights include 'world's lightest' 14-inch Ultrabook, as well as new Thinkpad and Yoga devices

Lenovo highlights include 'world's lightest' 14-inch Ultrabook, as well as new Thinkpad and Yoga devices

Celent expects comprehensive digitisation projects to drive insurance IT budgets

Celent expects comprehensive digitisation projects to drive insurance IT budgets
By Anonym | 07 January 2014

Analyst also highlights 'Internet of Things' and 'back to basics' among top insurance trends for 2014

Analyst also highlights 'Internet of Things' and 'back to basics' among top insurance trends for 2014

King Arthur Flour to implement Dynamics AX to support strong corporate growth

King Arthur Flour to implement Dynamics AX to support strong corporate growth
By Anonym | 07 January 2014

America's oldest flour company will work with Junction Solutions on the ERP implementation

America's oldest flour company will work with Junction Solutions on the ERP implementation

Wesleyan Bank chooses core banking system from Sword Apak

Wesleyan Bank chooses core banking system from Sword Apak
By Sean Dudley | 06 January 2014

UK bank will replace its existing technology platform with Aurius in preparation for strong growth

UK bank will replace its existing technology platform with Aurius in preparation for strong growth

Jim DuBois starts new role as Microsoft chief information officer

Jim DuBois starts new role as Microsoft chief information officer
By Rebecca Lambert | 03 January 2014

Responsible for delivering a range of initiatives for more than 90,000 Microsoft employees and billions of customers

Responsible for delivering a range of initiatives for more than 90,000 Microsoft employees and billions of customers

Susan Hauser reveals five enterprise technology trends for 2014

Susan Hauser reveals five enterprise technology trends for 2014
By Anonym | 02 January 2014

Internet of Things will be a big deal in 2014: "understanding what data needs absorbed versus ignored"

Internet of Things will be a big deal in 2014: "understanding what data needs absorbed versus ignored"

Kinect for Windows improves Danish healthcare

Kinect for Windows improves Danish healthcare
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 December 2013

Rebecca Gibson finds out how Microsoft CityNext partner Welfare Denmark has virtualised rehabilitation care for patients using Microsoft technology

Ulrik Møll, managing director of Welfare Denmark, explains how Microsoft Lync and Kinect for Windows has helped to virtualise rehabilitation care for Danish patients

MapAction uses Esri IT to help the Philippines

MapAction uses Esri IT to help the Philippines
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 December 2013

MapAction volunteer Wai-Ming Lee tells Rebecca Gibson how Esri’s digital mapping technology helps in the wake of natural disasters

Wai-Ming Lee, long-term MapAction volunteer and manager of online operations at Esri UK, explains how Esri’s digital mapping technology helps in the wake of natural disasters

Siemens to acquire PLM software integrator Tesis PLMware

Siemens to acquire PLM software integrator Tesis PLMware
By Sean Dudley | 20 December 2013

Deal will help customers assimilate Teamcenter PLM portfolio into product development and manufacturing environments

Deal will help customers assimilate Teamcenter PLM portfolio into product development and manufacturing environments

Camper deploys TXT Integrated Retail Planning software

Camper deploys TXT Integrated Retail Planning software
By Sean Dudley | 20 December 2013

European footwear brand implement TXT Integrated Retail Planning software to improve business planning and processes

European footwear brand implement TXT Integrated Retail Planning software to improve business planning and processes

Belgian bank KBC chooses Office 365 for collaboration

Belgian bank KBC chooses Office 365 for collaboration
By Rebecca Lambert | 20 December 2013

Microsoft Services and HP Technology Services help the bank improve organisation-wide communication

Microsoft Services and HP Technology Services help the bank improve organisation-wide communication

University of Colorado Health migrates from legacy email to Office 365

University of Colorado Health migrates from legacy email to Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 19 December 2013

17,000 mailboxes from three disparate healthcare organisations move to single consolidated environment

17,000 mailboxes from three disparate healthcare organisations move to single consolidated environment

Viewpoint: Why innovation is the way to recovery

Viewpoint: Why innovation is the way to recovery
By Guest | 19 December 2013

Tim Fawkes of 3t Logistics explains why he believes that innovation in technology and business practice is an important part of the journey out of recession

Tim Fawkes of 3t Logistics explains why he believes that innovation in technology and business practice is an important part of the journey out of recession

Dassault Systèmes unveils enterprise quality management software solution

Dassault Systèmes unveils enterprise quality management software solution
By Sean Dudley | 18 December 2013

The Delmia Apriso Quality Solution will help expand the reach of traditional quality management systems

The Delmia Apriso Quality Solution will help expand the reach of traditional quality management systems

Goodacre launches virtual stock market service designed to educate public

Goodacre launches virtual stock market service designed to educate public
By Sean Dudley | 18 December 2013

SharesCool uses software from peterevans and same servers that power processing of real-life trades

SharesCool uses software from peterevans and same servers that power processing of real-life trades

Cataler gains agility with Microsoft Dynamics AX

Cataler gains agility with Microsoft Dynamics AX
By Anonym | 18 December 2013

The automotive catalysts manufacturer is using Dynamics AX to improve manufacturing efficiency

The ERP system is helping the automotive catalysts manufacturer manage a 40% rise in production capacity

Marks & Spencer deploys Wincor Nixdorf self-service terminals

Marks & Spencer deploys Wincor Nixdorf self-service terminals
By Sean Dudley | 18 December 2013

To date, 700 Polytouch kiosks have been deployed in UK high street stores in both 32 inch and 22 inch formats

Deutsche Post DHL deploys 55,000 Honeywell mobile devices

Deutsche Post DHL deploys 55,000 Honeywell mobile devices
By Sean Dudley | 18 December 2013

Staff at the German post and parcel services company will use the Dolphin 99EX to track DHL parcels across Germany

Fujitsu becomes first Japanese partner to join Microsoft Cloud OS Network

Fujitsu becomes first Japanese partner to join Microsoft Cloud OS Network
By Sean Dudley | 18 December 2013

Participation in Microsoft’s global cloud consortium aligns with company's vision to enhance its cloud services and products

Microsoft launches global consortium of cloud service providers

Microsoft launches global consortium of cloud service providers
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 December 2013

Cloud OS Network comprises more than 25 firms delivering services built on the Microsoft Cloud Platform

Cloud OS Network comprises more than 25 firms delivering services built on the Microsoft Cloud Platform

FEops selects Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE SIMULIA application

FEops selects Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE SIMULIA application
By Sean Dudley | 13 December 2013

Belgian cardiovascular-device design company is using 3D technology to evaluate medical devices

Belgian cardiovascular-device design company is using 3D technology to evaluate medical devices

Predicting product performance in automotive and electronics

Predicting product performance in automotive and electronics
By Anonym | 12 December 2013

Manufacturers are gathering data directly from connected products and using it to engage more with customers to improve services and sales

How manufacturers are using data from connected products to improve customer engagement

Simplifying regulatory complexity in manufacturing

Simplifying regulatory complexity in manufacturing
By Karen McCandless | 12 December 2013

Karen McCandless explains how cloud computing is helping manufacturers to improve information management across their organisation, making regulatory compliance easier

Karen McCandless explores how document management and cloud computing can help overcome regulation complexity

Lumina deploys Optevia CRM solution to power new pricing service

Lumina deploys Optevia CRM solution to power new pricing service
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 December 2013

Optevia’s Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013-based solution will power Pricing Engine and improve customer interaction

Optevia’s Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013-based solution will power Pricing Engine and improve customer interaction

Nobel prize website scales with Windows Azure during peak periods

Nobel prize website scales with Windows Azure during peak periods
By Sean Dudley | 12 December 2013

Nobel Media has migrated to the Windows Azure cloud platform to handle increased web traffic

Nobel Media has migrated to the Windows Azure cloud platform to handle increased web traffic

City National Bank rolls out Microsoft Surface Pro tablets

City National Bank rolls out Microsoft Surface Pro tablets
By Sean Dudley | 10 December 2013

Staff at Los Angeles-based bank are embracing the tablets to deliver a highly personalised level of customer service

Staff at Los Angeles-based bank are embracing the tablets to deliver a highly personalised level of customer service

Sinopac Maoming selects Honeywell’s Profit Suite R400

Sinopac Maoming selects Honeywell’s Profit Suite R400
By Sean Dudley | 10 December 2013

Process optimisation software will help to improve performance at two petrochemical plants in Guangdong Province, China

Process optimisation software will help to improve performance at two Chinese petrochemical plants

IT spend in financial services will exceed US$430bn in 2014, says IDC

IT spend in financial services will exceed US$430bn in 2014, says IDC
By Sean Dudley | 10 December 2013

Omni-channel and core transformation projects highlighted in analyst’s top predictions for 2014

Omni-channel and apps top the agenda in analyst’s key predictions for financial services companies in 2014

Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Google call for surveillance reforms

Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Google call for surveillance reforms
By Sean Dudley | 09 December 2013

Leading technology companies have united to propose principles for reforming government surveillance laws and practices

Technology industry leaders have highlighted the urgent need to reform government surveillance practices worldwide

Viewpoint: Improving quality management in manufacturing

Viewpoint: Improving quality management in manufacturing
By Guest | 09 December 2013

LNS Research’s Greg Goodwin outlines three questions manufacturers should consider when shaping their quality management culture

LNS Research’s Greg Goodwin explains what manufacturers can do to improve quality management

Microsoft reimagines discrete manufacturing in a connected world

Microsoft reimagines discrete manufacturing in a connected world
By Guest | 09 December 2013

Microsoft’s Sanjay Ravi explains how four big technology shifts are driving business transformation in discrete manufacturing

Microsoft’s Sanjay Ravi explains how four big technology shifts are driving business transformation in discrete manufacturing

Samsonite Company Stores to deploy TXT merchandise planning solution

Samsonite Company Stores to deploy TXT merchandise planning solution
By Anonym | 09 December 2013

New technology will help to optimise Samsonite’s inventory through more effective merchandise planning

New technology from TXT will help to make Samsonite’s merchandise planning process more intuitive and reliable

Peel District School Board deploys Office 365 to over 150,000 staff

Peel District School Board deploys Office 365 to over 150,000 staff
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 December 2013

Cloud-based solution has helped the board save money and offer its staff a more productive working environment

Cloud-based solution supports boards ‘bring your own device policy and is helping staff work more productively

GE and PTC team up to offer integrated MES and PLM solution

GE and PTC team up to offer integrated MES and PLM solution
By Sean Dudley | 06 December 2013

Joint solution will help manufacturers ‘close the loop’ between product design and execution on the shop floor

Expanded collaboration will help manufacturers ‘close the loop’ between product design and execution on the shop floor

Dassault Systèmes acquires Realtime Technology software division

Dassault Systèmes acquires Realtime Technology software division
By Sean Dudley | 05 December 2013

Acquisition unifies companies’ shared belief in 3D as a valuable media

Dassault Systèmes takes 84% controlling interest in Munich-based company

Microsoft opens NUI research centre at the University of Melbourne

Microsoft opens NUI research centre at the University of Melbourne
By Rebecca Lambert | 05 December 2013

The University of Melbourne is teaming up with Microsoft to explore innovative social uses of natural user interface technologies

New Melbourne research centre will focus on the development of social interactive technologies

Invensys releases radar measurement devices for liquids

Invensys releases radar measurement devices for liquids
By Anonym | 05 December 2013

New Foxboro Eckardt LevelWave Series provides manufacturers with wider capabilities for level measurement

New Foxboro Eckardt LevelWave Series provides manufacturers with wider capabilities for level measurement

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